Siddiq Wahid is Vice Chancellor of the Islamic University of Science and Technology in Srinagar, Jammu and Kashmir State, India. He received his Ph. D. in Inner Asian and Altaic Studies from Harvard University, his M. Ed. from Harvard University, and his B.A. in Philosophy and Political Theory from Gustavus Adolphus College in Minnesota. Dr. Wahid has taught Central Asian Studies and Comparative Literature at Harvard University and at Metropolitan University in London. He has authored a book on Ladakh, and articles on Central Asia, Tibetan Civilization and the Kashmir conflict.